Job Postings

Assistant Professor of Biology

St. Norbert College

St. Norbert College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology beginning in August 2017. We seek a broadly trained microbiologist with experience in cellular or molecular techniques. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching undergraduates and will expand and strengthen the current research scope of the Biology faculty. Teaching responsibilities may include cell-level introductory biology courses, microbiology, virology, or immunology. Candidates will also have the opportunity to develop new courses at the advanced level (http://www.snc.edu/biology/majorrequirements.html) and in the College's core curriculum program. Productive research that provides meaningful experiences for St. Norbert College undergraduates is expected, as is advising students and being an active member of the College community. A demonstration of teaching effectiveness will be part of the interview process. The candidate will join the biology department in a newly expanded and renovated science building that also houses the Green Bay campus of The Medical College of Wisconsin. A doctoral degree in biology or a related field is required at the time of appointment; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

 

St. Norbert College welcomes applications from members of all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College’s mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing “an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development.” We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse and spiritually engaged community. Candidates are encouraged to visit our website (www.snc.edu) to learn more about the College and its mission (www.snc.edu/mission/statement.html). St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty.

Review of applications will begin September 23, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests appropriate for undergraduate participation, a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three references.  Electronic submission of materials is preferred. Send application materials to Dr. Larry A. Scheich, Associate Dean of Natural Science (larry.scheich@snc.edu), St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI, 54115.

Bacteriology Research Associate position

Cambridge, MA

Evelo is seeking a talented and dedicated microbiologist for our Research Associate in Bacteriology position to translate discoveries in microbiology and immunology into novel treatments for cancer.

The successful candidate will have a Master degree in microbiology and be able to cultivate a broad variety of anaerobic bacteria and characterize their molecular, morphological and physiological features. Required skills include microbial physiology, maintenance and preservation, microscopy, molecular ecology, and formulation of media composition.

Experience with strict anaerobic bacteria, mammalian cells and immunology is a plus. Industry experience is preferred.

Evelo Biosciences will attend ASM Microbe 2016 in Boston from June 16-20 and will hold interviews in Boston at that time. Please get in touch if you would like to set up an interview.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Proactive, organized, efficient and solution oriented
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Can do attitude and can handle a multi-tasking environment
  • Flexibility to work long hours as needed
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, team player

About Evelo Biosciences

Evelo Biosciences is dedicated to transforming cancer therapy through a deep understanding of the mechanisms and biology of the cancer microbiome. Evelo is developing Oncobiotic™ therapies, derived from its Bacterial Immune Activator (BIA™) and Cancer Associated Bacteria (CAB) proprietary platforms, designed to disrupt the tumor microenvironment, activate the immune system against tumors and interfere with tumor metabolism. Founded by Flagship VentureLabs® in 2015, Evelo is the world’s first microbiome company focused on the treatment of cancer. For more information, please visit www.evelobio.com.

Adjunct Instructor - Microbiology

Madison WI
Job Responsibilities:

The Department of Biological Sciences at Edgewood College invites application for an instructor to teach
Microbiology for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Microbiology is a laboratory class that includes three sections. Students in each section attend three
lectures per week and two laboratory sessions per week. Lectures are Monday-Wednesday-Friday;
laboratory sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday.

Qualifications, Required Knowledge and Skills:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related discipline and have undergraduate teaching
experience.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and
multicultural competence in an educational and work environment, and must be willing to contribute to
the College’s strategic plan of inclusion.

The candidate must demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills
needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive
ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and
ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The candidate must actively support the mission of
the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion,
justice, partnership, and community.

To apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Edgewood College
Human Resources– ABOF
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison WI 53711
Email: humanresources@edgewood.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer

Scientist Position

Madison, WI
Subject: Scientist Position
 
Dear Friends,

I am soliciting your help to identify an outstanding Ph.D. level scientist who is interested in the field of vaccines and immunology.  The new hire will be involved in our efforts to develop better animal vaccines Current projects include novel vaccine against Johne’s disease in cattle and maybe move to some avian viral vaccines.  

Please feel free to forward my contact information to any one of your students/graduates who could be interested in a job in Madison.  I will be happy to discuss details with any interested scientist.

Thanks very much.

Best Regards,

Adel
______________________
Adel M. Talaat, M.V.Sc., Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, UW-Madison
Founder and CEO:  
Pan Genome Systems,
Vireo Vaccines International.
608-335-1465
talaat@pangenosys.com
www.pangenosys.com

Research Assistant I Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College
Title: Research Assistant I  Date: 5/2/2016
Department: Thayer School of Engineering
Reports to: Professor Lee Lynd
Purpose: To assist in biotechnology and fermentation research for production of renewable chemicals
and especially fuel-grade ethanol by applying established methods, procedures, and techniques. The
position is for 1 year with potential extension beyond that, subject to funding available.

Research Associate B

Dartmouth College
To conduct research on bacterial enzymes and expression systems for conversion of renewable biomass
resources to fuels. Research Associate is the title used for Postdoctoral Researchers at Dartmouth
College. The position is for 1 year with potential extension beyond that, subject to funding available.